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Krossblade SkyCruiser Is Part Hybrid Helicopter, Part Personal Jet
Krossblade SkyCruiser Is Part Hybrid Helicopter, Part Personal Jet

31 Oct 2014, 10:19 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / We’re living in a time when flying from a city to another should be the fastest way of traveling, yet still, it can take three times more than it should. And that’s mostly because of the...

 
World’s First Supersonic Business Jet to Arrive by 2021
World’s First Supersonic Business Jet to Arrive by 2021

24 Oct 2014, 15:52 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Airbus and Aerion have recently announced they have partnered up in the quest to create the world’s first supersonic business jet. The new multimillion-dollar aircraft would trim three hours o...

 
This Secret Warplane Graveyard in Ohio Is Pretty Cool
This Secret Warplane Graveyard in Ohio Is Pretty Cool

23 Oct 2014, 12:01 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / If there is one thing we love more than checking out cars it's looking for new places that we could take road trips to. And that is exactly what this place hidden in the woods stands for. Locat...

 
First Cannabis-Built and Fueled Plane Coming Next Year
First Cannabis-Built and Fueled Plane Coming Next Year

23 Oct 2014, 09:47 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / We recently learned that the world’s most complete fruit, the coconut, can also aid us with hydrogen storage. But let’s not forget about the other little gift nature gave us - cannabis. ...

 
Rocket-Balloon Apparatus from zero2infinity Launching Nanosatellites Soon
Rocket-Balloon Apparatus from zero2infinity Launching Nanosatellites Soon

22 Oct 2014, 15:50 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / Along with technology advancements, our planet’s orbit has started to “grow” more and more artificial satellites, both privately and governmentally owned. Their number will surely ...

 
Secret X-37B Unmanned Space Plane Lands After 673 Days on Orbit
Secret X-37B Unmanned Space Plane Lands After 673 Days on Orbit

22 Oct 2014, 14:51 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / What’s 9-meter long, looks like NASA’s space shuttle, has no man onboard and flies for almost two years? Yep, it’s the US X-37B space plane which just landed after completing a god...

 
Still Waiting for a Flying Car? Check Out the Maverick You can Already Buy
Still Waiting for a Flying Car? Check Out the Maverick You can Already Buy

15 Oct 2014, 09:14 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / It’s pretty hard to make a vehicle that will perfectly work both on roads and in air without compromising comfort, performance, safety, versatility, ease of use and, most important, cost. We r...

 
Sikorsky Unveils the S-97 RAIDER - Sleek, Fast and Deadly
Sikorsky Unveils the S-97 RAIDER - Sleek, Fast and Deadly

6 Oct 2014, 10:02 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / The future of helicopters is here and it comes with three rotors, according to Sikorsky Aircraft. The US company recently unveiled the first two S-97 RAIDER prototypes also marking the start of...

 
You’ll Be Literally Towed to an Airplane If WingBoard Hits the Market
You’ll Be Literally Towed to an Airplane If WingBoard Hits the Market

1 Oct 2014, 15:34 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Ever wondered how wakeboarding in the air would feel like? Chicago-born Aviation Engineer Aaron Wypyszynski did and he spent the last 18 months in designing a functional device to do that. Called th...

 
nVIDIA Proves Lunar Landing Was True Using Advanced CGI
nVIDIA Proves Lunar Landing Was True Using Advanced CGI

25 Sep 2014, 15:55 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / Until somebody goes back to the Moon, land close to the spot where the first mission took place to find the remnants of the equipment (they did left the lunar rover there) and video stream the whole...

 
There's a Beagle Getting Your Lost Items Back in Amsterdam Airport
There's a Beagle Getting Your Lost Items Back in Amsterdam Airport

25 Sep 2014, 12:34 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / KLM’s Lost & Found team at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol just got a little bigger, after the company decided to “hire” a Beagle, specially trained to return lost items to their le...

 
Facebook Drones To Provide Internet in Remote Areas
Facebook Drones To Provide Internet in Remote Areas

25 Sep 2014, 09:21 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / The Internet is enabling you to read this article now even from a hand-held device on the run thanks to your data plan or a wireless connection nearby. You’re probably very accustomed with usi...

 
Chinese Teacher Spent 60 Years Folding 10,000 Paper Planes
Chinese Teacher Spent 60 Years Folding 10,000 Paper Planes

18 Sep 2014, 15:03 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Xu Shuquan, a 70-year old retired primary school teacher from Chengdu, Southwest China, has recently unveiled the more than 10,000 paper planes, he built in the last 60 years. The man says his great...

 
Airbus’ Sensory Isolation Helmet Could Turn Traveling into a Lucid Dream
Airbus’ Sensory Isolation Helmet Could Turn Traveling into a Lucid Dream

16 Sep 2014, 13:43 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / For those who loved Tom Cruise’ 2001 big movie hit Vanilla Sky or for those who always feared traveling by air, you’ll want to read this. Airbus, the world’s leading commercial air...

 
Jumbo Jet Conference Table Will Make You Feel Like Jimmy Doolittle
Jumbo Jet Conference Table Will Make You Feel Like Jimmy Doolittle

11 Sep 2014, 16:33 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / While the 21st century seems to be rather about braking the outer space limits, that doesn’t mean us, nostalgic folks, can’t still enjoy a good, old Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. Not by travelin...

 
This Inflatable Drone Made in China Might Be The Next Generation UAV
This Inflatable Drone Made in China Might Be The Next Generation UAV

11 Sep 2014, 14:35 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Drones came a long way from being at the use of classified military missions to almost becoming man’s best friend... sort of. This time, it’s China’s turn to impress with their gen...

 
Design Firm Teague and Nike Develop Airline Interior for Athletes
Design Firm Teague and Nike Develop Airline Interior for Athletes

10 Sep 2014, 15:10 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Seattle-based design firm Teague and Nike have recently joined forces in order to develop a concept cabin that is meant to take athletes in supreme comfort. Not only it is a matter of improving the ...

 
Next Boeing 777X Powered by Lighter, More Efficient Jet Engines
Next Boeing 777X Powered by Lighter, More Efficient Jet Engines

5 Sep 2014, 13:14 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / The working principle of a jet engine seems a very easy process - you got two rotors with blades mounted on a shaft with a combustion chamber in between, hot gasses being expanded there to maintain ...

 
Meet the World’s Fastest Civil Turboprop in Production
Meet the World’s Fastest Civil Turboprop in Production

4 Sep 2014, 16:39 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / In case you thought auto builders only make cars, then think again. After having Honda launching their fastest and most expensive vehicle ever, we now find Piaggio Aviation preparing the world&rsquo...

 
Researchers Create Drone that Can Land on Moving Vehicle
Researchers Create Drone that Can Land on Moving Vehicle

21 Aug 2014, 08:45 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / We saw recently a drone that is able to glide like a plane towards its destination and land itself on a special platform it can detect. Well, how about a drone that can land on a moving vehicle now?...